Photo: Man arrested for attempting to rob a businessman in Lagos

The police in Lagos state have arrested one Ifeanyi Owoh, pictured above, for attempting to steal from a businessman who was in the state on a visit.

A statement from the state police command spokesperson, Chike Oti, says on Tuesday January 22nd at about 15.30hrs, along Billings way, Oregun, Lagos, policemen who were on a motorbike on street patrol duty, sighted two men. Then approached the men for routine check, but rather than subject themselves to security scrutiny, they took to their heels.

The police riders chased after the fleeing men and arrested one of them.

During a brief interrogation, Owoh narrated that their mission in the industrial estate was to rob a business man who they learnt was in town for a transaction with a notable automobile company in the area.

When searched, one locally made pistol, three live cartridges and a dagger were recovered from him.

The police says efforts are on to arrest his fleeing accomplice while apprehended suspect would be charged to court soon.

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